3rd Future Generation Art Prize

The PinchukArtCentre announced the international jury for the 3rd edition of the Future Generation Art Prize. The members of the jury in 2014 are:

–Francesco Bonami: curator, Director of the 50th Biennale di Venezia (Italy)
–Jan Fabre: artist (Belgium)
–Doris Salcedo: artist (Colombia)
–Eckhard Schneider: General Director of the PinchukArtCentre (Ukraine)
–Bisi Silva: independent curator, Director for the Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos (Nigeria);
–Adam Szymczyk: Artistic director of documenta 14 (Poland)
–Philip Tinari: Director of the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing

All members of the International jury will come to Kyiv, Ukraine to select and announce the Main and Special Prize winners at the Award Ceremony in December 2014.

Eckhard Schneider, General Director of the PinchukArtCentre: “We are proud to celebrate meanwhile the third edition of the Future Generation Art Prize. The fundamental success of this first global art prize is based on a democratic application procedure and on a distinguished board and jury.”

Each member of the jury will appoint a member of the Selection Committee who will choose 20 shortlisted artists. The nominees for the 3rd edition of the Future Generation Art Prize will be announced in June. They will receive an exhibition at the PinchukArtCentre in Kiev, Ukraine from October 25, 2014 till January 4, 2015.

Traditionally supporting young artists from Ukraine, where the PinchukArtCentre is located, the winner of the national prize for young artists in 2013, Zhanna Kadyrova, will also be included into the shortlist of the Future Generation Art Prize 2014, bringing the maximum number of artists in the exhibition to 21.

The winner receives a total of 100,000 USD: 60,000 USD as a cash award, and 40,000 USD towards the production of new work. An additional 20,000 USD is allocated to fund artist-in-residency programmes for up to five special prizewinners.

Young artists up to 35 wherever they live and work can apply the third edition of the Future Generation Art Prize till April 12 at the competition’s website: futuregenerationartprize.org

Launched by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in 2009, the Prize is open to all artists up to the age of 35 with the aim of acknowledging and giving long-term support to a future generation of artists from all over the world. The Prize is unique because of its global reach and highly democratic form of application via the Internet.

From its launch the Future Generation Art Prize and its idea to develop a network of young artists worldwide has been supported by its Patron Artists, including Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Andreas Gursky and Takashi Murakami. Besides providing advice and support for the winning artist, Patron Artists also present a show in the PinchukArtCentre parallel to the exhibition of shortlisted artists for the Prize.

Almost 60 Partner Platforms representing more than 38 countries will support the application process and the Prize in 2014.
Partner Platforms in 2014: www.futuregenerationartprize.org/en/partner-platforms

Timeline of the Prize

12 April
Application deadline (applications are submitted online at www.futuregenerationartprize.org)

April–June
Selection Committee to review applications and decide on a shortlist of up to 20 artists

June
Announcement of shortlisted artists

October 25, 2014–January 4, 2015
Exhibition of works by shortlisted artists to open at the PinchukArtCentre, Kiev. The winner of the national PinchukArtCentre Prize will also participate in the exhibition.

December
Future Generation Art Prize 2014 Award Ceremony

May–September 2015
Like in 2011 and 2013, it is planned to present Future Generation Art [email protected] 2015 – exhibition of the shortlisted artists as a Collateral Event program of the 56th Venice Biennale.

Contact details for media enquiries:
T +38 044 494 1148 / press@pinchukartcentre.org

General enquiries:
T +38 044 590 0858 / info@pinchukartcentre.org

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